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"nats quake, screaming" terrifying moments caught on camera-- a seven point oh quake hit anchorage alaska today. you can hear the screams of fear-- as the intense shaking lasted for almost 90 seconds. now people there are dealing with the aftermath as the shaking continues.(grant) good evening i'm grant lodes. (vicki) and i'm vicki liviakis. aftershocks are still being felt hours later. here's a map of where the earthquake hit. people up to 400 miles away reported feeling it. buildings are damaged, roads are destroyed, and utilities are cut. karin caifa has the latest. john thompson/ktva anchor: "those are windows from the corporate offices and the sales offices just windows blown out. the structure of the roof just collapsed. we can't even get into our studio right now."anchorage was rocked by a 7.0 earthquake friday morning, causing extensive damage across the area.voice of blair braverman/witness: "i grew up in california and felt
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earthquakes before, but this was next level. the bed started shaking and everything was shaking so dramatically." images flooded social media showing students hiding under desksmotorists stopped along damaged roads ... and a tv station knocked off the air. aftershocks were felt immediately following the quake... including one registering a 5.7 magnitude. dr. lucy jones/ seismologist: "people in anchorage should expect to be feeling aftershocks for most of today, and potentally for a lot longer time... people shoud be expecting to feel some level of aftershocks for a few years."a tsunami warning was in effect, but was eventually canceled.dr. lucy jones/ seismologist: "it does not surprise me to see this level of damage because nobody's been willing to prepare without facing the damage." voice of gabrielle black/ resident: "i'm still shaking. you can probably hear it in my voice. (anchor: i can) i'm just scared it's going to happen again, but it was absolutely terrifying."i'm karin caifa, reporting. (vicki) and we are getting a lot of video showing the moments the earthquake hit... as well as the damage. (grant) our ken
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wayne is in here with a closer look. (ken) of course... this earthquake had a lot of people running for cover. this was the scene as the quake hit at the nesbett courthouse in anchorage. people hid under tables and attorneys jumped under their desks.the earthquake caused paintings to swing on the walls and pieces of the ceiling to drop to the floor. the building was reportedly evacuated after the powerful shaking stopped. footage of inside affiliate ktva's newsroom after an earthquake near anchorage, ak friday dimond high dimond high
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dimond high school student anna krsnak took these photos of damage in various parts of the school following the earthquake. krsnak, a senior at the school, told cnn the quake hit during second period and students were evacuated after the first main aftershock. krsnak took the photos when she went back to the school to get her belongings. earlier kron4's catherine heenan spoke to a siesmologist about the earthquake in alaska - and the aftershocks. aftershocks.the alaska - and earthquake in about the siesmologist to a heenan spoke catherine heenan spoke to a
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siesmologist about the earthquake in alaska - and the aftershocks. (grant) president trump tweeted today to those affected by the earthquake. it reads... "to the great people of alaska. you have been hit hard by a "big one." please follow the directions of the highly trained professionals who are there to help you. your federal government will spare no expense. god bless you all!" (vicki) and this is a picture showing the gridlock in alaska. there was a tusunami warning after the earthquake... but it has since been canceled. (grant) lets go to chief meteorologist lawrence karnow with more on that. lawrence? lawrence karnow: skies
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lawrence lawrence? more on that. lawrence?
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(grant) kron4 first told you about the earthquake through a push alert. make sure you download the kron 4 mobile app to always get the latest breaking news. (vicki) another big story we are following tonight... the c-h-p is looking into another case involving the "driver assist" feature in a tesla.(grant) as kron four's rob fladeboe reports now, the chp believes the "self driving" mode was activated and essentially functioning as a designated driver for a man who was fast asleep and may
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have been intoxicated. (tesla cruising down 101)it was just after 3:30 this morning. a silver tesla s sedan, not unlike this one, wassouthbound on 101 near whipple avenue. the tesla was doing about 70 miles per hour but the driver did not respond when officers tried to pull him over for speeding says chp officer art montiel/chp "....they pulled alongside and observed the driver appeared to be asleep at the wheel..."after failing to get the driver's attention, officers theorized the tesla's driver-assist feature was engaged. they ran a traffic break and used their vehicles to get the tesla's attention.ll down, assuming the driver assist feature might be in use...."that did the trick, the tesla was finally pulled over in palo alto. an officer driver the tesla to a gas station where the driver was awakened from his slumber and underwent a field sobriety,
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which he failed. art montiel/chp "....we can't confirm at this time whether he was (grant) it is one of the largest corporate data breaches in history. marriott
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announces a reservation system was hacked -- exposing the data of half a billion of its guests. kron4 's will tran has details on the hack. if you stayed at a starwood property you might have had your personal information hacked and according to marriott.. which owns starwood... the hack goes back to at least 2014the information includes your email.. home address... credit card information marriott discovered it back in september and has alerted authorities they plan to send out emails to customers letting them know what happened in the meantime... news of the security breach has already impacted marriott as stocks are already down this morning before the market officially opens in 90 minutes from now (grant) (grant) and coming erica
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sandberg will join us live in studio to talk about the breach and the steps you need to take to make sure your information stays safe. that's ahead at 5:30.
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(grant) coming up... an off duty officer stops a crook in his tracks in the north bay. we'll show you the dramatic confrontation. (vicki) some bay area kids are stepping up and helping victims of the north bay wildfires. details on what they're doing to make sure everyone stays warm this winter. (grant) plus after the break... some good news for a bay area nurse who was deported. details on when she will finally be allowed to come home.
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developing at this hour... great news for an oakland family... their mother is coming home. as we told you last night maria mendoza- sanchez was deported last year... and was hoping to get a waiver allowing her to get a visa to return. this morning she got the good news. kron 4's dan kerman is live in the newsroom with details. dan? (dan flash)last night we told you it could take up to 6 weeks for maria mendoza sanchez to find out if immigration officials would let her return to the u.s... well it took just 4 days... she got the good news this morning and immediately called her kids in oakland.(pkg) nurse maria to return 1130185 insertsoti asked them to gather together in one room because i have news for them i told them their mommy was going back home deported oncology nurse maria mendoza- sanchez is talking about how she called her 4 children in oakland friday morning to tell them us immigration officials have approved a waiver so she can get an h1b visa allowing her to return to the united
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states legally.sot maria mendoza-sanchez/deported nurse returning to u.s. :23they were very happy they were clapping they were very thankful too and this is a big day for us. maria initially came into the u.s. illegally in the mid 90's, went to college and eventually became an oncology nurse at highland hospital. it was a year ago august when she and her husband were deported to mexico due to more stringent trump administration immigration policies.sot camiel becker/maria's immigration attorney :49the fact that she was deported was unjust , yes she entered the country many years ago without permission , yes she lost her case adn got a removal order but this is the type of person a more sensable immigration policy would allow to stay in the country.maria will go to the u.s. embassy in mexico city on monday to get her visa... and is looking forward to being back with her kids in time for chirstmassoti want to hug my kids hug them kiss them and say hi to all my friends and go to church and thank god for this miracle 127/this miracle (dan flash)her attorney cautions not to pop the champagne until she has that visa in her passport. that should happen on monday. she hopes to return the second
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week of december. live in the of december. second week return the she hopes to on monday. should happen passport. that that visa in her until she has champagne to pop the cautions not her attorney (dan flash)(dan flash) her attorney cautions not to pop the champagne until she has that visa in her passport. that should happen on monday. she hopes to return the second week of december. live in the newsroom, dan kerman kron 4 news. (vicki) an off duty bay area police officer stops an armed robbery in progress. it was one of several robberies that took place this morning in a north bay city. one of the incidents was caught on video...kron4's haaziq madyun has the story you are looking at surveillance video of a robbery that took place around 7:30am friday at this chevron gas station on springs road in vallejo. this incident is of th 90-minute time frame. about a half an hour before incident occurred officers responded to a man armed with a knife involved in a robbery in the 2300 block of springs road. the suspect ran into the vallejo charter school forcing
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it to be locked down for about an hour until police located the suspect and arrested the suspect. then at 8amsotthat woman was witness here at the ihaw-ihaw restaurant in the springstowne center where another armed robbery happenedsotlittle did the gunman know an off-duty officer was there having breakfast, wrestled the suspect to the ground and detained him until vallejo police arrivedsot vallejo police say they are conducting follow up investigations to see if the robberies are connected sot one vallejo charter school parent summed it up this waysotin vallejo haaziq madyun kron4news
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(grant) relatives of a woman killed by a los angeles police bullet during a shootout with a gunman at a trader joe's have sued the city. the father and brother of 27-year-old melyda corado filed the lawsuit thursday. the city attorney's office says it's reviewing the complaint. corado was an assistant manager at the silver lake store when a gunman got into a shootout as he ran inside... this was back in july. police say corado was caught in the crossfire. the suspected gunman, gene atkins is accused of shooting his grandmother and kidnapping his girlfriend earlier. atkins took people hostage in (anchor) taking a live look outside-- overlooking
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downtown san francisco. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: skies parted today but it remained cool. highs were in the 50s and low 60s. tonight will be cold with clouds moving in late. showers are possible after midnight. rain will likely continue into tomorrow morning before becoming partly cloudy in the afternoon. it will be cool tomorrow afternoon. it should be dry on sunday but more rain is expected by tuesday and wednesday of next week. wednesday of tuesday and expected by more rain is on sunday but more rain is expected by tuesday and wednesday of next week.
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(vicki) still ahead... a rec center is trashed in the north bay. and police may have figured out who is responsible. sfx: tinny headphone music
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enroll by december 15th. because you never know when life... ...will change. get covered today. (vicki)(vicki) there is a warning about hazardous chemicals in mattress foam. brie jackson reports on a non-profit organization working to certify which mattresses are safe and educate americans on what to look for when they buy. alysa reich is on the hunt for
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a good mattress.she's looking for comfort and a product that's environmentally safe. "you on your mattress and don't want to be breathing chemcials or have anything that could irritate your skin". consumer advocate elisabeth leamy says foams found in some mattresses may contain potentially dangerous chemicals."tryst flame retardants, heavy metals, formalydahyde" working to reduce health risks in matresses. leamy says the michigan based non- profit...puts furniture through rigorous test before certifying the foam is free from hazardous materials. checking against a long list of chemicals are not in that mattress foam to make so that you can rest easy"due to growing consumer demand, more companies are using certified foam in their mattresses."if your mattress is more than 10 years old it doesn't benefit
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from that strict standard"one way to determine if furniture meets the safety standard is to look for this certified seal.reich says it is worth the time to research mattress choices."its important that people know what they are or are not being exposed to in the product they are using. helpful tips for buyers looking for mattresses free from harsh chemicals this busy shopping season. in washington, brie jackson. (grant) next at 5:30... a massive data breach hits marriott hotels. consumer finance expert erica sandberg joins us live on set to talk about what you need to do to make sure your information is safe. (grant) and after the break... we continue our breaking news coverage of the massive earthquake that hit from a woman who describes the moment the shaking started. (vicki)
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that's yes for less. ross has you and your list covered with gifts you'll love to give. and it feels even better when you find them for less-at ross. yes for less. back to our breaking news tonight... a massive 7- point-oh earthquake hit anchorage alaska... causing extensive damage across the area. so far there have been no reports of deaths or serious injuries. (grant) a tsunami warning was issued... but it has since been canceled. this is video shows some of the damage at the local n-b-c affiliate station in anchorage. a road... crumbled. and hours later-- there are still aftershocks. earlier -
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kron4's catherine heenan spoke to a woman in anchorage. (vicki)
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